Linda A. Peeso, 72

Linda A. Peeso (nee Wood, formerly known as Kiefer) went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the age of 72 years.

Linda was born on March 19, 1941, in Chicago to George and Adeline “Ann” (nee Schultz) Kiefer. She was a Slinger High School graduate, Class of 1959. She married Lee Peeso on May 25, 1975, at St. John’s UCC in Slinger. She was a longtime member of St. John’s UCC where she was also a Sunday school teacher for over 40 years.

In her free time, Linda was an avid reader. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandson. She looked forward to vacations every summer in Hayward at “the cabin,” where she was surrounded by the all the natural wildlife.

Linda is survived by her best friend and husband Lee. She is loving mother to Roxane (Mitchell) Worth, Denise (Tim) Zenisek, Todd (Tammy) Behling and Jason Peeso; proud grandma to Michelle (Brett) Wichman, Jeffrey Pruess, Brittany Zenisek, Alexandra Zenisek, Michael Behling, and Taytumn Wolf; and great-grandson Andre Pruess. She is further survived by her sister Diane (Allen) Mossburg, brother Donald (Mary) Kiefer, special friend Marie Behling, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and dear friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Ann, inlaws Lyman and Myrtle Peeso and grandchildren Christina Behling and David Behling.

Visitation will be from 5-6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the Phillip Funeral Home, 1420 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend. Funeral Service will follow visitation at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Private inurnment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the family.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the Slinger Police Department, Lifestar EMTs, Washington County Medical Examiner and Dr. Peter Cornelius for all their care and support during this time.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050/